Italian wine sales are expected to grow in large-scale retail trade in 2018, according to a release by the Vinitaly 2018 trade fair has found. The country recorded a positive sales year in 2017, equalling a total of 648 million litres and €1.85 billion. According to research conducted by data analyst IRi for the fair, white wines, PDO and sparkling...

Taking place on 14 April, and hosted in partnership with Wine Spectator, OperaWine 2018 will celebrate not only Italy’s finest wine producers, but street artist Shepard Fairey in an effort to challenge people to think about Italian wine in the same way as street art: “refreshed, rejuvenated”, said organisers. Fairey is best-known for having created...

Breakfast service is in full swing at Maialino, the jewel of restaurateur Danny Meyer's Italian eateries, when Jenni Guizio arrives. But Guizio has already been "on the clock" for hours, tackling her inbox on her commute from Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. Her days spent at the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence winner in Manha...

Cari Amici – Dear Friends, it is with the greatest pleasure that we announce this special event.  With the title of Vino e Pizza, a Presentation and Tasting of Italian Wines, we are proposing the unusual joining of two  traditional Italian culinary icons: The multi-flavored pizza much- loved by everyone all over the world and three excellent iconic...

With the intent to shed a light on the hidden gems of Italian wine, Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) will host two Executive Wine Seminars during the 52nd edition of Vinitaly. Henry Davar, wine educator from USA and Vinitaly International Academy certified Italian Wine Expert, will introduce two unique tastings aimed at drawing attention to whi...

The paperback version of Italian Wine Unplugged Grape by Grape is now available in the United States through Amazon USA (24 dollars). The ultimate study guide to the grapes of Italy can now be purchased through multiple channels through Amazon USA, Amazon Europe, and in ebook version through Amazon Kindle. The book unpacks the complexity of Italian...

Gervasi Vineyard has named its distillery and boutique hotel, both of which are projected to be built by late 2018 to early 2019. The distillery will be called The Still House at Gervasi Vineyard, and the hotel will be The Casa at Gervasi Vineyard. The names keep in theme with its winery house, called The Crush House. (Crushing is an early and crit...

Italy is the top supplier of wine to the United States but its quality is not yet fully perceived by American consumers. To improve perception and positioning in a highly-competitive market, the Italian government is investing 20 million euros in a three-year campaign, said Maurizio Forte, the Italian Trade Commissioner in the United States. The ca...

The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. announces that Charles Communications Associates (CCA) is now their agency of record for the United States. The Consortium is a private body created to represent vine-growers, winemaking companies and bottlers from Conegliano Valdobbiadene and to safeguard the standards of the D.O.C.G. criter...

È stata presentata oggi a Roma, in occasione della conferenza stampa della 52° edizione di VINITALY, “Italian Wine – Taste the Passion” la campagna di comunicazione realizzata dall’Agenzia ICE per promuovere il vino italiano sul mercato USA. La campagna – spiega l’Ice - ha l’obiettivo di “affermare un posizionamento esclusivo e aspirazionale dei vi...